Kurdish environmental activist Archives - KHRN

July 22, 2020

Kurdish Environmental Activist Still Detained

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that Faranak Jashmidi, a member of the Green Society of Kurdistan who was arrested on July 29 by forces affiliated with the Sanandaj Intelligence Office, is still being held in custody. During this period, she was transferred to the Detention Center of the Ministry of Intelligence for interrogation during the day and returned to the Sanandaj Correctional...

Read more
October 1, 2019

Kurdish Environmental Activist Arrested in Dehglan

Security forces arrested environmental activist Sirwan Rahimi Sept 28, 2019, a source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). No specific information has been released as to the date of arrest and where this environmental activist is held. The Iranian security agencies arrested Sirwan Rahimi, a member of the Leylakh Green Chiyay Association, in Aug 2016 for what was described as "collaboration with one of the Kurdish...

Read more
September 18, 2019

Iran to Jail Kurdish Environmental Activist

Kurdish environmental activist Erfan Rashidi from Paveh area has been sentenced to one year in prison and issued a two-year travel ban on charges of "propaganda against the state”, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Rashidi is a member of Jiwa environmentalist organisation in Paveh. Judge Tari Verdi of Branch One of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Paveh had handed down the sentences...

Read more